The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for MCP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 77 83
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6  
Permanent jobs citing MCP 7 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.07% 1.19% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.22% 5.24% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 8
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -41.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £22,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £35,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000

MCP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 134 210 263
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 20.49% 22.73% 22.63%
Number of salaries quoted 99 174 210
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing MCP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCP in Bedfordshire

MCP
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCP in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for MCP in Bedfordshire

MCP
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCP in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for MCP in Bedfordshire

MCP
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +6 6 £36,250 +27.19% 1
MCP
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT jobs citing MCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for MCP.

1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (90.91%) ITIL
3 9 (81.82%) MCSA
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (72.73%) ITIL V3
4 8 (72.73%) Performance Improvement
5 7 (63.64%) Office 365
5 7 (63.64%) High Availability
5 7 (63.64%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (63.64%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (63.64%) IIS
5 7 (63.64%) VBScript
5 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
5 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
6 6 (54.55%) Trend Analysis
6 6 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (45.45%) SaaS
7 5 (45.45%) SQL
8 4 (36.36%) PaaS
8 4 (36.36%) Management Information System

MCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (63.64%) IIS
1 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (63.64%) Office 365
3 5 (45.45%) SaaS
4 4 (36.36%) PaaS
5 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Azure Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Server Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) ITIL V3
2 8 (72.73%) Performance Improvement
3 7 (63.64%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (63.64%) High Availability
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (54.55%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 7 (63.64%) VBScript
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (81.82%) MCSA
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CCIP
4 1 (9.09%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) CCSP
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Dell
2 1 (9.09%) Draytek
2 1 (9.09%) NETGEAR
2 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
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